Government
  • Sets national policing priorities, known as the Strategic Policing Requirement (i.e. counter terrorism, mutual aid)
  • Sets legislation that governs policing
  • Allocates funds to Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales

Sets and receives taxes from the public
Provides funding and sets national policing priorities for the Police and Crime Commissioner

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood, meet your local policing team and how to contact them. Explore the crime map to see what has happened and the policing outcomes for each crime.

Neighbourhood Watch

Find a Watch scheme in your community, and apply to join or send a message to the scheme coordinator. Neighbourhood Watch provides a way for local people to play an important part in making their communities safer.